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Why Some of Us Pay More Estate Tax

Mike Branch, CFP | Posted 05.20.2016 | Money
Mike Branch, CFP

The Federal government assesses an estate or death tax only on estates valued at more than $5.43 million. Married couples can avoid these taxes if their net worth is less than $10.86 million.

Your Teen's Summer Job Could Trigger Tax Implications for Both of You

Mark Steber | Posted 10.07.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

Many things change when our children start working, let's look at the tax impact since those are clearer and certainly more readily explainable than other changes with our teenagers.

Did The TSA Just Make Air Travel A Little Bit More Dangerous?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 05.20.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Maybe instead of a foolish process of elimination, which still leaves a small but not insignificant risk, the government should reverse its approach. Instead of thinking of air travelers as guilty of terrorism until proven innocent, why not think of us as innocent until proven guilty?

Contraceptive Debate Reporting Omits Important Voices

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

You know what we have yet to see? A poll of the workers affected. Not a single "woman on the street" interview, not a single union representative, not a single spokesperson for the women themselves.